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When You Need a Lawyer

Authored By: American Bar Association

Almost everything we do—from making a purchase, to driving a car, to interacting with others—is affected by the law in some way. But clearly we don’t need a lawyer for all of these everyday interactions. When do you need a lawyer? When can (or should) you handle a matter on your own? This web site helps you answer these basic questions.

Last Review and Update: Feb 27, 2014
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